Worldwide Sexual Violence Against Men

This 25-minute news story film documents rape and sexual violence that occurs against men, focusing on wartime activities ranging from sexual humiliation, anal penetration, forced masturbation, gang rape, and other scenarios that exemplify the brutal acts that men have used to torture other men. While alternately depressing and infuriating, I recommend the video because it is an illuminating survey of an important current topic (for instance, this happens all over the world–not just in Africa), and it makes the excellent point that while sexual violence against women happens disproportionately more, sexual violence against men is still a significant problem.

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Jeana

Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.